Agora Object: P 14817
Inventory Number:   P 14817
Section Number:   ΕΕ 83
Title:   Pyxis with Lid
Category:   Pottery
Description:   Pyxis mended from many pieces; about two-thirds of rim and wall, and part of the floor, missing; two non-joining fragments of the lid remain. Low round-bodied pyxis on low ring foot; flange for lid inset below top of wall; flat lid. On the bottom of the bowl a swastika, the outer arms curved; rosettes in the spaces between the arms, and narrow glazed bands around. On the wall, three zones of decoration separated by bands; from bottom: tooth pattern, broad band of simple hatched maeander, broken into panels set off by groups of verticals; the one panel preserved contains a hatched swastika and a vertical band of chrevrons. Flange glazed, with a reserved line. Interior glazed save for a reserved circle at the center of the floor, decorated with glazed bands around a cross, the spaces between its arms filled by diminishing V's.
On the lid, short diagonals around the edge; then, separated by groups of bands, a ring of dots, a zone of zigzags, another ring of dots, and another zigzag. Underside unglazed.
Pinkish clay, firm black to brown glaze.
Context:   Geometric grave.
Notebook Page:   233
Negatives:   Leica, XVIII-90, 81-276
PD Number:   PD 2774-167
Dimensions:   H. (bowl) 0.084; Est. Diam. (lid) 0.21
Date:   22 April 1939
Section:   ΕΕ
Grid:   ΕΕ:43-44/Θ-Ι
Deposit:   N 21:6
Period:   Geometric
Bibliography:   Hesperia 29 (1960), p. 412, no. 2, pls. 91, 92.
    Hesperia 9 (1940), p. 291, fig. 34.
    Agora XXXVI, no. T24-2, pp. 233-235, fig. 2.144.
References:   Publication: Hesperia 9 (1940)
Publication: Hesperia 29 (1960)
Publication Page: Agora 8, s. 133, p. 119
Image: 2012.51.0318 (XVIII-90)
Deposit: N 21:6
Card: P 14817
Card: P 14817